Bakel Tourism

Bakel is a village east of Helmond and Eindhoven in southern part of the Netherlands. The total population is approximately 5,000. Until the late 1990s it formed together with Milheeze and De Rips the municipality of Bakel and Milheeze but in 1997 it was forced to merge with the larger Gemert municipality. Bakel does not have old buildings with the exception of the Willibrordus Church which is the oldest in the area. However, during the 1970s, this church was modernized. In the 1990s it regained a little bit the old style decoration. The area surrounding Bakel on the one hand has lots of nature (forest) but the agricultural economy is also dominated by bio industry. It has the highest pig density in the Netherlands.


Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Bakel, Netherlands. After your splendid visit to Bakel, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Rotterdam. Add Rotterdam to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Tour packages of Bakel are of 1 to 2 days duration.

Bakel is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of Bakel before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 24.11 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 16 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 11 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 17 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Bakel for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bakel.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.75 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 18.33 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 19.17 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 13.56 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 19.07 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.92 (Low)
    • Attacks 20 (Low)
    • Drug offense 31.67 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.92 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 67.08 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25.83 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 14.83 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.92 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Bakel is 201.34 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 74.17 (High)
    • Climate Index 85.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 21.47 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 23.71 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.5 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 73.34 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.28 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 113.12 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bakel

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.18 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.89 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 88.9 USD

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